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  # 2364900 2-Dec-2019 15:07
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the A$14 million (NZ$105,000)

 

 

That was corrected within minutes of your post.  The number of times that happens makes me think that Stuff probably don't bother to pay someone to proof- read - they just check here.

 

Maybe we should test the theory by tricking them into correcting something they actually got right.

 

 

Yep.


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  # 2365493 3-Dec-2019 10:40
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Today's Herald has an article about the Auckland port. There's a graphic entitled "who owns what" which states that the Port of Tauranga is owned by the "Bay of Plenty District Council". There is no such council.


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Christmas parade canceled after ‘love everybody’ float sparks threats in Tennessee town

USA Today by Cassandra Stephenson

JACKSON, Tenn. – The small Tennessee town of Troy might not have a Christmas parade this year after community members responded to a "love everybody" float with vitriol and threats of violence.

Dwight Tittle, 47, was born and raised in the 1.4-square-mile community of about 1,500 people near the Kentucky border in northwestern Tennessee. He came up with the idea for the float – which will include a rainbow flag – based on the biblical passage in 1 John 4:7-8.

"All that says is we're just to love everybody," Tittle said. "You don't have to agree with them, you don't have to accept their lifestyle, but you can still love them. That's what we're about."

Tittle said the float was meant to express love for all people who feel different or shunned, including those who have been ostracized for identifying as LGBTQ.

Some Troy residents seemed to latch onto the idea that the float was specifically about LGBTQ pride, Tittle said, and their reaction on social media was swift and volatile.

...Tittle's son, who is openly gay, had planned to walk beside it in the parade. Tittle invited anyone who felt like they were lonely or different to participate in building the float and ride on it. The actual float hasn't been built yet, but it will display Scripture on the side.

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  # 2367825 3-Dec-2019 22:40
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Today is that day.

A story about a cat jumping off a roof is the Number One top story on the Stuff front page.

Proof that news should only be issued weekly in NZ because mostly nothing happens.







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Yes but that cat might belong to some important celebrity.


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No longer is the cat the top story:

 

 

 

Container hits bridge

 

Murchison Information Centre posted the image of the container on the Matakitaki Bridge just after 2pm on Wednesday.

 

6:21 AM Two 20-foot containers were washed down the Buller river, and one slammed into a bride.

 

 

 

 

That must have been painful..

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NZME ad in local rag spouting about high-quality journalism, then a clunker on the front page lead story

 

 

 


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  # 2369586 6-Dec-2019 13:53
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RNZ: How much do your local politicians cost you?

 

Once you click through to the article its headline changes to "Northlanders forking out $3million for local government politicians this year" and doesn't mention any of the other regions. Clickbait, really...


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Headline: Police launch million-dollar bullet-proof blast-resistant Toyota Land Cruisers
Story detail: Police have budgeted $1.23 million for the three vehicles, which includes training and ongoing maintenance
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/118044545/police-launch-milliondollar-bulletproof-blastresistant-toyota-land-cruisers

 

 

 

I guess "Police launch one-third-of-a-million-dollar bullet-proof blast-resistant Toyota Land Cruisers" just doesn't read so well?


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  # 2372236 11-Dec-2019 10:22
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Stuff are a bit keen...

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 2372503 11-Dec-2019 15:15
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kingdragonfly:

Christmas parade canceled after ‘love everybody’ float sparks threats in Tennessee town

USA Today by Cassandra Stephenson



And they say Americans don't get irony.

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  # 2374366 12-Dec-2019 17:24
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On NZ Herald: "Story behind iconic Prince Andrew photo with Virginia Giuffre"

 

The photo is not iconic. It's evidence but doesn't make it iconic. An iconic photo is culturally important. This isn't.





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